Paul Simon embraces dance on ‘Graceland – The Remixes’ featuring Joris Voorn, Photek, Groove Armada & more

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It’s probably safe to assume that when Paul Simon began to achieve fame and critical acclaim as a part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, he’d never anticipated he might someday release an electronic tribute album. But alas, that day has come.

Simon’s Grammy award-winning 1986 album, Graceland, has been re-imagined by several of dance music’s superstars.  

Though just five tastes of the album are available at the moment, as Graceland – The Remixes doesn’t officially land on Legacy/Sony until June, the glimpses into the record shine a new light on the artist’s folk and pop-rock sensibilities as Joris Voorn, Thievery CorporationPhotekGroove ArmadaPaul Oakenfold, and more are called upon to rework the mastery that is the great Paul Simon.

Graceland – The Remixes is out via Sony and Legacy on June 1.

Hear Paul Simon’s Graceland Get Remixed By Paul Oakenfold, Groove Armada, & More

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Legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon is about to head out on his farewell tour, and what better way to commemorate his five-plus decades in the biz than… a collection of electronic remixes? … More »

Paul Simon Announces Final Dates Of His Farewell Tour

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Earlier this year, general all-around legend Paul Simon announced that he’s “bringing [his] performing career to a natural end.” The 76-year-old Simon says that he may still play occasional one-off shows for charity but that, after this summer’s Homeward Bound farewell tour, he’s done with touring. But his farewell tour is quite an undertaking; … More »

Paul Simon Announces Retirement From The Road, Shares Farewell Tour Dates

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Paul Simon has announced that he’s retiring from touring following a final farewell tour that will take place later this year. “I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I’d consider bringing my performing career to a natural end,” he wrote in a statement explaining his retirement. “Now I know: … More »

Paul Simon Announces Farewell Show

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Paul Simon was publicly contemplating his own retirement in interviews last year, and now it looks like he’s there. As The Telegraph reports, Simon is headlining a massive concert in London’s Hyde Park this summer, and it’s being billed as “the farewell performance.” Simon will close out the British Summer Time Festival with … More »

Watch Paul Simon & Miley Cyrus Perform With Billy Joel At MSG

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Billy Joel performed another show as part of his long-running residency at Madison Square Garden last night, and he brought a couple of friends along. Paul Simon came out to do “The Boxer and “Late In The Evening” and Miley Cyrus made a surprise appearance to help out with “New York State Of Mind,” and … More »

Livestream Texas Strong Harvey Benefit Featuring Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, & More

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There’s already been at least one star-studded benefit to aid those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. And tonight, musicians including Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, and James Taylor are coming together for Texas Strong: Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas, a concert at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin to benefit the Dell Foundation’s Rebuild … More »

Watch Chris Martin Cover Paul Simon’s “Graceland” With A Horn Section

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Chris Martin guested on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge and performed a cover of Paul Simon’s “Graceland.” The Coldplay frontman brought in a horn section and backing vocalists to give the rendition some of the heft heard on the original version. Watch Martin do “Graceland” and “Hymn For The Weekend” below. More »

Edie Brickell And Paul Simon Donate $1 Million To Harvey Relief

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Edie Brickell and Paul Simon have pledged to donate $1 million dollars towards the relief effort for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. According to a press release, their money will go to help smaller towns in the area surrounding Houston, with medical emergencies and restoration of homes given top priority. More details will be announced … More »

Paul Simon Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher

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NEW YORK, NY - CIRCA 1980: Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher circa 1980 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Platzer/IMAGES/Getty Images)Carrie Fisher joined the long list of celebrities who died in 2016 Tuesday morning, succumbing to complications from a heart attack suffered four days earlier. She was 60 years old. Among the many notable names paying tribute to Fisher is Paul Simon, who dated the Star Wars actress for many years and was briefly married … More »